Philip Sidney

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I have 160 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 267761 times and 200 of my stories have been cherry picked.
379 of my 5,312 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 364 votes

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Just Visiting

Noor had a fortunate face. There was something in the set of her eyes and the curve of her mouth which elicited spontaneous acts of generosity. Her...
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Dust

The hospital was an old filing cabinet of a building. Patients were shuffled then sorted: in, out, pending. Then there were those consigned to the...
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Under the Ice (2)

At last, Aroha had managed to make a hole which she deemed to be of sufficient width. She ran awkwardly to where she had made her discovery, slipping...
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Under The Ice (1)

First sequence in an attempt to write some longer prose.
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Thetis

His mother was a sea-nymph. She found life on land, an irritant. Mortals? Dull and ignorant. Gods? Overbearing. Sea eyes changed colour with her mood...

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379 of my comments have received 364 Great Feedback votes

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The bleakness of the city.  I

Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2014

The bleakness of the city.  I like the way some lines stretch beyond - like cranes.

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Posted in Cranes

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Strange and compelling, has

Posted on Sun, 09 Nov 2014

Strange and compelling, has an anime feel to it, very visual.  I want  to know more.

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Posted in Collecting Samples

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I see this as a Czech cartoon

Posted on Sun, 09 Nov 2014

I see this as a Czech cartoon from the 60s.

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Posted in HB1

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The importance of marking the

Posted on Fri, 07 Nov 2014

The importance of marking the moment, beautiful.

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Posted in Train stop

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Love the Bill and Ted voices,

Posted on Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Love the Bill and Ted voices, fun and funny.

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Posted in The Tree and the Bird Man

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The narrator seems to be as

Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014

The narrator seems to be as much a ghost as the characters she happens upon,  Floating through shared memories.  This sensation also mirrors the sense of diembodiment felt when in shock,which works so well with the final image.

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Posted in All the Ghosts of Us

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There is something s gentle

Posted on Fri, 10 Oct 2014

There is something so gentle in this.  I like that it is in first person, the act of falling is so compelling, the irony of the helpful woman.

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Posted in Living on the Edge

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Each episode is clearly drawn

Posted on Wed, 08 Oct 2014

Each episode is clearly drawn.  Great stucture, leaving us with a little stab in the heart.

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Posted in An apology to Archie

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Absolutley wonderful!  A

Posted on Sat, 04 Oct 2014

Absolutley wonderful!  A brilliantl character, funny and touching.  

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Posted in The Diary of an Aspiring Hitman - Chapter 1

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Another wonderfully evocative

Posted on Wed, 01 Oct 2014

Another wonderfully evocative poem.  This has such a stong sense of place and timelessness. A renaissance back to nature. Beautiful.

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Posted in Aridity's Garden

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